I'm sure MTL will eventually complete these sets;
they're just distracted by repainting their old boxcars as
"12 days of Christmas", "circus" and "state" cars.
And what about that weird caboose, endlessly repainted
to represent company lines that never had that style in
Don't get me wrong. I think MTL's products are very usable
and a real bargain. Eventually all these issues should
be resolved. I just hope sooner than later.
On Nov 1, 2009, at 7:37 AM, Elizabeth Hayes wrote:
> the crazy part was making the dome cars before making the
> observation cars or dining cars, especially when producing/
> lettering eastern roads which had no dome cars (pennsylvania) which
> leaves a three car set instead of four
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> From: micron@...
> Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 07:12:49 -0700
> Subject: [Z_Scale] Passengers Getting Hungry On MTL Trains
> The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters has sent
> a Z scale rep to inform me that the passengers on their
> trains are getting hungry as there is no Dining Car
> attached to the trains they service, especially for
> long trips lasting more than two days.
> They have asked me to say something about it.
> Also, there have been some close calls with other
> trains lately because there is no Observation Car with
> an "end-of-train" red light warning. As a
> consequence nobody is entering the last car on these
> trains - they are scared, even the porters won't go
> back there.
> On the other hand, the AZL and Marklin built passenger
> car riders are perfectly content as they do have Dining Cars
> and Observation Cars attached to their trains.
> Am I wrong or just crazy?
> regardZ to all,
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